Physics and Astronomy
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Institute of Physics Journals
Search over 30 journals from the Institute of PhysicsFull text of 30+ physics journals, including the New Journal of Physics.
Science Citation Index
Search for references and cited references in Science Citation Index.Comprehensive search tool that lets you do a cited reference search.
ScienceDirect? is a large electronic collection of science, technology, and medicine full-text and bibliographic information. Subjects covered include physical sciences and engineering, life sciences, health sciences, social sciences & humanitiesCoverage in many science areas. Polk subscribes to approx. 1700 full text journals from 2006 - present.
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Oxford Reference Online
Online versions of over 100 dictionaries, encyclopedias and reference books. Coverage of a broad range of subjects: from General Reference, Language and Quotations to Science and Medicine, and from Humanities and Social Sciences to Business and Professional. Examples of titles include: A Dictionary of Biology, The Kings and Queens of Britain, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music, A Dictionary of Geography, A Dictionary of African Mythology and many, many more! Click here to view the list of available reference books, arranged by subject.Includes several online reference books in these areas.
Science Reference Center
Provides access to a multitude of full text science-oriented content. This database contains full text for science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, etc. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlifeContains full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources.
Science Lesson Plans
Lesson Plans & Other Science Resources
Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12
"The books that appear in these lists were selected as outstanding children's science trade books. They were selected by a book review panel appointed by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and assembled in cooperation with the Children's Book Council (CBC). NSTA and CBC have cooperated on this bibliographic project since 1973."
Energy Citations Database
This is a searchable database of over 2.3 million citations for scientific and technical research and/or development papers provided by the United States Department of Energy and the Atomic Energy Commission.
Astronomical Atlas Online
This site maintained as a collaboration between the United States Navy and the Royal Navy provides a annual schedule of predicted astronomical events.
This is a database of science information and research & development that has been done by the Office of Scientific and Technical information and the Department of Energy.
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